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Medical Radiation Technologist Salary (United States)

A Medical Radiation Technologist earns an average salary of $55,000 per year.
Medical Radiation Technologist Total Pay (?
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$36,225 - $63,793
(Median)
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52K
64K
MEDIAN: $52,071
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Job Description for Medical Radiation Technologist

  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 29%